Dental Implant Specialist in Central FL

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What Are Dental Implants?

A natural tooth consists of a root and a crown. If you compare natural teeth to implant-supported replacement teeth, you’ll see they have the same basic parts. Both have a crown (the visible part used to chew food). Both have a root that holds the tooth securely under the gum and is anchored into the jaw. The difference is that the implant is made of titanium – the same time-tested material used by surgeons for artificial joints. When you lose a tooth, you lose both the root and the crown. To replace the tooth, the surgeon first replaces the root with a small dental implant.

Time is allowed for bone to heal and grow around the dental implant. The bone bonds with the titanium, creating a strong foundation for artificial teeth.  A support post (abutment) is then placed on the implant and a new replacement tooth (crown) is placed on top of the abutment. In many cases a temporary replacement tooth can be attached to the implant immediately after it is placed. If all of your teeth are missing, a variety of treatment options are available to support the replacement teeth.

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“Don’t be afraid to Smile.”

For years I’d felt like a part of my body was missing — because my teeth were. My dentist told me that dental implants would make me feel and look a lot better. OK, I said. Now, I’m thrilled. I can smile, eat anything, and enjoy a good laugh with my friends.

Surgical Advances

Using the most recent advances in dental implant technology, Dr. Whitman, Dr. Martinez, Dr. Goldberg, Dr. Campbell or Dr. True is able to place single stage implants. These implants do not require a second procedure to uncover them but do require a minimum of six weeks of healing time before artificial teeth are placed. There are even situations where the implant can be placed at the same time as the tooth extraction – further minimizing your number of surgical procedures.

Dental implant placement is a team effort between an oral and maxillofacial surgeon and a restorative dentist.  Drs. Whitman, Martinez, Goldberg, Campbell or Trueperforms the actual implant surgery, initial tooth extractions, and bone grafting if necessary.  The restorative dentist (your dentist) fits and makes the permanent prosthesis. Your dentist will also make any temporary prosthesis needed during the implant process.

Dental Implants Presentation

To provide you with a better understanding of dental implants, we have provided the following multimedia presentation. Many common questions pertaining to dental implants are discussed.

Dental Implants Presentation

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Orlando Oral & Facial Surgery

5 out of 5 stars based on 39 Dental Implants reviews.

Patient Review by Amina P

Dr. Goldberg and his team provided an exceptional experience during my visit. Professional, efficient, and genuinely caring – couldn’t have asked for better care. Highly recommend. 5 stars!

- Amina P

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Patient Review by Thomas E

Dr. Goldberg's office was amazing. Professional, polite, clean. Perfect.

- Thomas E

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Patient Review by Rich M

Dr. Goldberg and his staff performed three dental implants for me several months ago. Today just two weeks before I was scheduled for my new crowns, an issue came up with one of the healing caps placed over the implant. My wife called the office at 9:30 AM and they scheduled me to see Dr. Goldberg at 1:20 PM that afternoon. Dr. Goldberg made the necessary adjustment to one cap and I was done. As always, the adjustment was painless, quick, and perfectly accomplished. Dr. Goldberg and his entire staff makes each visit a pleasure. I'll add one further comment that this office visit was my first time in their new office. I was seriously impressed with their new location. The building is beautiful and located in a safe, accessible, and convenient place.

- Rich M

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Patient Review by Olga G

I need a dental implant, so I figured Dr Whitman would do great. We were happy with the job he did, taking both of our younger kids wisdom teeth out.

- Olga G

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Patient Review by Kris S

Very efficient was a pleasant visit

- Kris S

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Patient Review by Richard M

I had an extraction and three dental implants done by Dr. Goldberg. Starting with our initial contact for the first appointment, the entire staff was helpful, compassionate, and highly professional. My issues required several appointments and several procedures two of which required IV sedation. Dr. Goldberg and all of his surgical assistants were very attentive and skilled at keeping me comfortable with little to no pain before, during, and after their work was completed. I am very pleased with my outcome. It goes without saying that I recommend Orlando Oral & Facial Surgery. I would not hesitate to return to this office should I need additional work done.

- Richard M

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Patient Review by George W

Dr. Whitman and his staff are professional, knowledgeable, courteous, efficient and very friendly!

- George W

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Patient Review by William M

Being a great surgeon is a valued assett, a great surgeon who also builds long term relationships is a rare combination.

- William M

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Patient Review by Roy V

Dr. Whitman, Nurse Jill and Dorothy were all professional, kind and caring.

- Roy V

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Patient Review by Cynthia H

I’d highly recommend Dr. Whitman. His office staff is friendly and the Dr is professional and obviously knowledgeable.

- Cynthia H

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Patient Review by Adelle S

Very satisfied with my doctor care. Experienced scheduling issues and verbal communication challenges prior to this appointment with the front office staff.

- Adelle S

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Patient Review by Tamara J

Thanks for thorough and friendly service.

- Tamara J

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Patient Review by Diane K

Saw Dr. Goldberg about 5 years ago, had to have 2 teeth extracted, bone graft, 2 dental implants seated. He was AWESOME! I was put to sleep and never felt anything! I never even knew it was done! The office worked w the 2 insurances I had at the time, and made payments on the difference. Dr. Goldberg is THE best oral maxillofacial surgeon ever! Great practice!

- Diane K

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Patient Review by John R

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- John R

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Patient Review by CHRIS R

You will not find a more friendly, attentive, caring and professional Dr. (including all fields) than Dean Whitman. The staff is very helpful and friendly. I am what is called a "white knuckler" meaning I have a fear of dentists. That is not the case with Dr. Dean Whitman and his staff.


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Patient Review by Kayla K

Wonderful experience and excellent patient-experience!

- Kayla K

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Patient Review by Kim M

Dr. Whitman was lovely. Very kind, and very caring. Libby was also very kind.

- Kim M

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Patient Review by Betty M

Friendly staff. Dr. Tillery made me feel very comfortable with upcoming procedure.

- Betty M

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Patient Review by Melvin Molina

Great staff. Dr Martinez was very thorough explaining procedure. Patient in understanding patient’s concerns.

- Melvin Molina

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Patient Review by Jen H

Dr Whitman and Jill are my favorite!!!

- Jen H

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